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Table 6 Discrepancies between set skill levels and priority ranking

From: Practicing doctors' perceptions on new learning objectives for Vietnamese medical schools

Skills belonging to discipline Name of skill Skill level in KAS book Frequency score (Mean ± SD) Percentile distribution
     P50 P25 P10 P5
Pediatrics Giving medical instructions to monitor and take care of pediatric patients 1 3.2 ± 1.1 4 4 4 4
Internal Medicine Inserting stomach probe and doing gastric lavage 1 3.0 ± 1.1 3 4 4 4
Odonto- stomatology Classifying soft tissue injury, identifying broken bones and combined injuries 1 2.8 ± 1.1 3 4 4 4
Tuberculosis Diagnosing common types of tuberculosis 1 2.8 ± 1.0 3 4 4 4
ENT Diagnosis of acute otitis media 1 2.7 ± 1.0 3 4 4 4
Epidemiology Identifying tests to diagnose Cholera, typhoid and dysentery 1 2.7 ± 1.1 3 4 4 4
Health Management Organizing and implementing measures for infection prevention in hospitals 1 2.6 ± 1.2 3 3 4 4
ENT Diagnosis injury in ear, nose, throat 1 2.5 ± 1.1 3 3 4 4
Traditional Medicine Identifying acupuncture point formulas for treating eight common diseases and symptoms 2 1.6 ± 1.1 2 2 3 4
Traditional Medicine Giving traditional medicine prescriptions for treating eight common diseases and symptoms 2 1.6 ± 1.1 2 2 3 4
Epidemiology Calculating indicators related to community health, identifying health problems, variables 2 1.8 ± 1.0 2 2 3 4
Health Management Analyzing information and indicators for health programs. 2 1.8 ± 1.1 2 2 3 4
Psychiatry Conducting health education campaign for mental health 2 1.9 ± 1.0 2 3 3 4
Health Management Producing report on health information and statistics of district and commune health center. 2 1.9 ± 1.2 2 3 4 4
ENT Identifying normal and abnormal status of nose. 2 1.9 ± 1.1 2 3 3 4
Health Management Applying concrete solutions to implement health policies 2 1.9 ± 1.1 2 3 3 4
Epidemiology Selecting appropriate tools for collecting data 2 2.0 ± 1.0 2 3 3 4
Environmental Health How to prevent and manage occupational fatigue. 2 2.0 ± 1.1 2 3 3 4
Ob-Gyn Removing intrauterine devices 3 2.0 ± 1.2 2 3 4 4
Ob-Gyn Insert speculum for genital exam. 3 2.3 ± 1.2 2 3 4 4
Ob-Gyn Guiding how to use condoms 3 2.4 ± 1.1 2 3 4 4
Ob-Gyn Counseling on oral contraceptives 3 2.4 ± 1.1 2 3 4 4